June, 2020

202018Jun3:30 PM4:30 PM​Lab-to-land in India: An Overview of Ocean Information Services3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Organizer: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Region:OnlineTopic:Data,Ocean Awareness and LiteracyCost:No CostConfidence:High TagsFree,online,Weekday


​The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is a relatively young organization under Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), teeming with a young workforce. Within a span of two decades and with staff of less than 200, INCOIS is already a familiar name for all the seafarers in India. From fishermen to port managers to offshore explorers, all these stakeholders make use of one of the other service of INCOIS. This talk aims to introduce INCOIS services to curious minds across the globe via NOAA’s science seminar platform. The talk will familiarize audience with INCOIS organizational structure and brief on the services and activities of INCOIS.

​Dr. Nimit Kumar is a Marine Ecologist by education and has been serving as scientist at INCOIS since 2011. He is formally associated with the marine fishery advisory services (MFAS) programme of INCOIS. His core strengths comprise of ocean observations, telemetry, remote sensing and GIS. He is alumni of NF-POGO, PORSEC, BOBLME, and IOC-WESTPAC’s MOMSEI. He has sailed for multiple research cruises in the North Atlantic Ocean and North Indian Ocean onboard Indian and foreign vessels. His science interest includes conservation, sustainable development, outreach and capacity building.




Thursday, June 18 - 3:30pm 2020 - Thursday, June 18 - 4:30pm 2020


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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